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AP Explains: Juneteenth marks day last enslaved people freed

AP Explains: Juneteenth marks day last enslaved people freed

Associated Press and Ella Lee June 19, 2020

Juneteenth commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free 155 years ago. Now, with support growing for the racial justice movement, 2020 may be remembered as the year the...

Barbara Jones-Hogu, Unite, 1969. Courtesy of Lusenhop Fine Art.

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor March 2, 2018

A crowd of nearly 20 members of the public gathered in the Drawing Room Library of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel this week to sit in on a conversation about the art, life and legacy of Chicago-based...

African-American history spotlight: Ida B. Wells

African-American history spotlight: Ida B. Wells

Alicya Dennison February 27, 2015

Born July 16, 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was the product of two slaves, though she eluded enslavement by way of President Abraham Lincoln ratifying the Emancipation Proclamation...

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